5.

Innovating for the Future

The enterprise that does not innovate ages and declines. And in a period of rapid change such as the present, the decline will be fast.

—Peter Drucker

Throughout this book we’ve offered ways for you as a leader to look ahead: whether you’re setting a vision, crafting a competitive strategy, developing your team, or demanding better results, you are constantly pushing your team, unit, or organization into the future. In this chapter, we’ll focus on how to establish the mechanisms and culture of innovation that increase the chances for growth and sustained performance over time.

Organizations that sustain their success ...

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